Crookes main roads resurfacing to start Monday 7 March

Residents can expect disruption for the next three weeks as the main roads in Crookes are resurfaced, starting from Monday.

Heavygate Road, Northfield Road, Crookes and Crookes Road will all be closed between 7pm and 7am.

There will be no on-street parking on these roads.

Road Resurfacing Works in Crookes Starting 7th March – Crookes Forum

Local Slimming World group welcomes dieters for the new year

Are some of your new year’s resolutions to lose weight, eat more healthily and keep fit? If so, there are six sessions at the local Slimming World group to choose from at Wesley Hall, Crookes, where the group moved in November:

  • Mondays at 5:30pm and 7:30pm
  • Tuesdays at 9:30am and 7:30pm
  • Wednesdays at 5:30pm and 7:30pm

There is parking, disabled and pushchair access and children are always welcome to attend with their parents too. There’s no need to book, but if you’d like more information, please contact Emma on 0114 233 5205, 07941 062353 or em2656@yahoo.co.uk.

Slimming World group moves to Crookes

Crosspool Slimming World group will meet in Wesley Hall, Crookes, from Wednesday 4 November.

The group used to meet at St Columba’s but due to its success it has outgrown the Crosspool venue.

The new meeting arrangements for Wesley Hall, Crookes are:

  • Monday 5:30pm and 7:30pm
  • Tuesday 9:30am and 7:30pm
  • Wednesday 5:30pm and 7:30pm

For more information call Emma on 0114 233 5205, 07941 062363 or email em2656@yahoo.co.uk.

£2,500 raised by Save the Children Frozen Family Fun Day

12041912_10156107679480541_923616862_nSaturday’s Frozen Family Fun Day  raised over £2,500 for the Save the Children child refugee appeal.

The family day out organised by Donna Fyfe took place at Wesley Hall in Crookes. There were live performances from Queen Elsa and Princess Anna, face and nail painting, a bouncy castle, raffle, as well as cake and craft stalls.

Donna said: “Thank you so much to everyone that came along.

Cash donations for tha cause can still be made for the next week via the Just Giving page at www.justgiving.com/Frozen-Family-Fun-Day.

Frozen Family Fun Day in aid of Save the Children child refugee appeal

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A local volunteer is organising a Frozen Family Fun Day in aid of the Save the Children child refugee appeal.

The family day out organised by Donna Fyfe will run 1-4pm on 10 October 2015 at Wesley Hall in Crookes, Sheffield, S10 1UD.

Family tickets priced £5 will be available on the door.

There will be live performances from Queen Elsa and Princess Anna, face and nail painting, a bouncy castle, raffle, as well as cake and craft stalls, other activities and performances will all be manned by a band of willing volunteers.

Cash donations can be made via our Just Giving page at www.justgiving.com/Frozen-Family-Fun-Day or contact Donna on 07885 427076 or donnamayfyfe@gmail.com if you want to contribute to the raffle.

Frozen Family Fun Day

Space for Cycling campaign highlights Crookes pinch point

The bend of Crookes Road next to The Grindstone pub has been identified as dangerous for cyclists by a campaign to make Sheffield’s roads safer.

Space for Cycling named the pinch point created by road narrowing by the pub as the main issue in Crookes ward.

Improvements for Fulwood ward were also highlighted.

Organiser Cycle Sheffield is asking all local council election candidates to pledge to support specific cycle improvements in all 28 wards in Sheffield.

Space for Cycling ride on Saturday saw hundreds of people, including children and families ride through the streets of Sheffield to call for a more cycle-friendly city.